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killed without a funeral. >>> and in northwest washington today, a memorial mass for victims of haiti's earthquake. ♪ hundreds of people attended the mass of the shrine of the sacred heart to remember those who perished. the search churched washington's haitian communities and one of its priests was in haiti when the earthquake struck. he heads the archdiocese in washington. >>> a 20-year-old marine from dc is stabbed to death at a party in baltimore. lindsey mastis is in southeast washington with the latest. >> reporter: well, darius ray was stationed here and baltimore police say he and another man were stabbed while attending a party. the second man is in the hospital with serious injuries. it's a tough time for family, friends and his fellow marines. some are turning to facebook and sharing their memories. i'm told his family is still in the process of telling what happened. the marines are working with baltimore police and police are hoping to make some arrests in this case before the end of the day. right now, loved ones are simply trying to cope. i spoke with his sister over
enough for snow. we do have on radar light snow falling in frederick county and washington county, up along the pennsylvania border, along carroll county. that will be twisting into howard and loudoun counties in the 234ek9 half hour. could be a brief dusting here. a few slick spots may quickly pop up and maybe just a dusting. temperatures are in the 20s. windchills in the teens to near 20 degrees with winds gusting near 20 to 25 miles an hour. >>> the snow coming from the north is a weak disturbance in the atmosphere, enough to kick up snowshowers from mid to late morning, otherwise maybe a few flurries. blustery winds, in the clear and upper 30s. sun tomorrow morning and clouding up. a little more potent storm coming in on thursday night into from the morning. could get a couple inches of that, cold into the weekend. how is the traffic? >> we're doing okay so far this morning. 95, 395, 66, the toll road, all very quiet as we g get underway with no early major issues reported into us. we have a problem in prince william county, prince william parkway between moore drive and liberia r
, they changed from yesterday. only near 20 in washington and nearby suburbs. teens around the blue ridge and shenandoah valley. these are the wind chills. winds gusting 20 to 25 miles per hour. feels like single digits. southern shenandoah valley and very charlottesville to richmond at this hour. that's the zone by the way under a winter storm warnings into the carolinas they can get heavy amounts of snow open we're on the northern ends of this storm here in the washington area. doesn't look like we'll get much. we'll have a blustery cold day today, partly cloudy with highs only near freezing and that snow moving in tomorrow and we'll have some accumulating snow with highs in the 20s. sun returns on sunday and monday. i expect for us starting about 6:00 tomorrow morning ending by 6:00 p.m. about two to four inches around the d.c. metro area. that band in the middle to the north, just a dusting. but south of fredericksburg to near charlottesville and into central virginia four to six inches. southwestern virginia they can get over 10 inches of snow from this storm. now jerry, how is the t
to the american people and i do not think they want it either -- is for washington to continue being so washington -- like. -- so washington-like. i know that folks spend a lot of time reading the polls and looking at focus groups and interpreting which party has the upper hand in november and in 2012 and so on and so on and so on. that is their obsession. and i am not a pundit. i'm just the president. take it for what it is worth. but i do not believe the american people want us to focus on our job security. they want us to focus on their job security. [applause] i do not think they want more gridlock. i do not think they want more partisanship. i do not think they want more obstruction. they said as to washington -- they did not send us to washington to fight each other in some sort of political steel cage match to see who comes out alive. that is not what they want. they said as to washington to work together, to get things done, and to solve the problems that they are grappling with every day. and i think your constituents would want to know that despite the fact that it does not get a lot of
's nbc 4 health and fitness expo will be officially under way. here is a live look at the washington convention center, packed with exhibits, family friendly fun and life-saving information. lelths head o let's head out to news 4's doreen gentzler. good morning, doreen. >> reporter: good morning kimberly. we have theme work. this is our 17th year. i guess it is time we got our own theme music. we are ready to cut the ribbon and get underway with the nbc 4 health and fitness expo. this year will be big and better than ever. before we start, i want to introduce a few very special guest. congressman woman eleanor holmes norton, we are glad you are here. >> i thought i would introduce my life bill, lifetime improvement in food and exercise, because you are doing something for us trying to get the federal government into it. we have got 30% obesity in this country. thank you for this expo with lots of people out there lined up to get in. >> lots of people and lots of information about healthy eating and how to stay healthy. >> let's help ourselves while the health care bill is on too, ple
. there are the areas under the gun south of washington, including you folks into southern maryland. we have very dry air pushing in. that's keeping the snow away for a while but not until about mid morning to early afternoon. i updated things now in washington, the immediate area, especially southern suburbs. it's a very fluffy snow. we may be seeing five inches, but down towards fredericksburg and richmond, 9, 10, 11 inches of snow. southern maryland could be seeing some of that. it will be a very fluffy snow. there's a little more of a northerly track and some places still within the viewing area just a dusting. other areas will be looking at a foot of snow tomorrow. more of the details when i join you. >> thanks, bob. >>> a high school basketball coach ran out of jail tonight trying to avoid our camera. she is accused of having a sexual relationship with an underage student. the accusations against the coach at seneca valley high school in germantown led to her dismissal. darcy spencer is at the detention center with more. >> reporter: that volunteer coach was released from jail about an hour or
flooding over the next several hours. weave had only about a quarter ch here in washington. just to our west we've had about 1/2 inch. shenandoah valley has had from an inch to over three inches. around two inches just to the east of the blue ridge. just had a gust at dulles airport at 44 miles an hour, those winds bringing down a few tree limbs causing power outages this morning. the temperature now 60 degrees in washington on january 25th. it's not going to last long. we'll be near 40 by midnight. the 30s tomorrow morning. this rain should taper off and end around midday today with the winds remaining rather gusty into the afternoon. a bit blus sterry again tomorrow. partly cloudy on it is with highs in the mid to upper 40s. a bit colder on wednesday and thursday. morning lows in the upper 20s with afternoon highs in the low to mid 40s. looks like a chance of snow on friday. we'll take a look at that. that will be coming up in just a few minutes. right now watch out for the ponding of water especially around construction areas. many small creeks and streams are running high. they may
. he just got off a light rail train in mount washington, walking near smith avenue. and now other riders are demanding action. >> the problem, i think, centers on the fact that uh, you haven't got enough, uh, people in authority standing out here. >> sky eye chopper 13 was over the scene just moments after the attack. two juveniles jumped the man, robbed him and ran across the kelly street bridge. >> in this day and age, you have to really look out and protect yourself and protect other americans around you. >> it's just a shame that someone can be hurt while they're just trying to go either to work or to come home. >> reporter: because the crime didn't actually take place on an mta train or at an mta stop, mta police isn't considering it one of their crimes. other riders say that's no excuse and they need to do more. >> i think sometimes we uh, there are simple things that can be done. and there aren't that many light rail stops that can't be manned by someone. >> reporter: now the man attacked was last reported in good condition at that area hospital and police say they hope sec
in washington before the day is through. temperatures in he mid-60s and the sunshine right now we could be pushing 70-degrees in the next couple of hours while the rest of the outlook is coming up in a while. >> thank you, devon. >>> the wind is causing problems for utility customer and crews. right now pepco is reporting 1700 customers are affected. northern virginia has nearly 2500 customers without power. our digital correspondent kristin fisher reports from northern virginia on how customers and crews are dealing with it. >> we have seen wind gusts up to 50 miles an hour here in falls church this morning and one of those gusts took down this massive tree. check this out. you can see the tree was completely uprooted and then it fell down around 6:00 a.m. this morning taking down these power lines and then it came crashing down across the street, narrowly missing these two homes. >> we heard a thump on the roof and i thought it was a branch hitting the roof, because they hit all the time and the electricity went out and i went back to sleep until my partner got up and went to work and
obama's speech tonight on wjz 13. >>> wjz is live in mount washington village now. mike hellgren has developing information. >> reporter: vic, he was thrown to the ground. his wallet was stolen, just to give you a little perspective. that's the light rail station right there. many customers use the actual pathway right there. where you can see it tracks over to the whole foods and starbucks in that shopping center. the victim said he didn't even know what hit him. >> reporter: on this passway, in broad daylight, and just feet from the mount washington light rail, two people attacked a man. that victim who asked that wjz not use his name, spoke exclusively to us recalling the frightening ordeal. >> didn't hear anything or see anything. next thing i knew, i was on the ground. two people had thrown me to the ground, one of them was basically punching me and the other was going through my pockets to get to my wallet. >> reporter: he lives and works in mount washington and has been active in the community for years. >> i kind of struggled up, yelling after them, help. and i stumbled up th
at homestead air force base where vac he's are -- evacuees are met. in northwest washington today, a memorial mass for victims of haiti's earthquake. ♪ [ music ] hundreds of people attended the mass at the shrine of the sacred heart to remember those who died in the tragedy. archbishop of washington says washington's haitian community will also need time to heal. >> what we're hearing is there are levels of pain and suffering. first, there is the obvious loss of loved ones and people having to deal with those that died or are still missing. and then there's the certain level of despair that sets in when people see the devastation all around them. and they begin to try to anticipate what will happen next. it's in that area that we think we can be of great help. >> the archbishop says he's been pleased with the out pouring of support for haiti by washington's catholic community. >>> heavy rain is headed our way. there are some concerns about flooding. let's head straight over to devon lucy in the weather center. >> we have seen a flash flood watch that goes into effect tomorrow for the counti
washington," on your side. >>> good monday morning. i am doug mckelway. your traffic and weather together every 10 minutes. here is brian van de graaff. >> good morning. we had a rough day for the second half of the weekend. this system is on its way to w england. we will seek a fair amount of sunshine. maybe some drizzle. the temperatures are mild. upper 30's to 40. a little gray today but gradual clearing. it should be a very nice day. >> we antipate the light volume of traffic. however, there is some slippery pavement, so do be careful. we will take you on a quick tour. traffic is good out of tysons. nothing to worry about in virginia. hov lanes are relaxed for everybody except the john hanson highway. this is woodbridge. we lost that camera. this is the george washington parkway. out to reagan national, no problems on 295. more to come on the traffic end scene. >> thank you. >>> people are desperate for food, water, and medical supplies in haiti. they're trying to get donations to survivors. matt brock is following the latest developments in port-au- prince. >> thousands of marines ar
that way? >> oh, you know. >> yeah, you got it. here in washington, no problems at this hour. but off to the south and west, we have our developing storm system. it will be making a trek generally towards the mid- atlantic. it will kind of brush us and our temperatures will be kind of marginal to support a lot of renter weather. but nevertheless, we have a winter storm watch that will go into effect tonight nto tomorrow for areas off to the north and west of the city. we are expecting accumulating snow and some freezing rain. the counties in white, a winter storm warning, that includes places like charlottesville that. goes into effect tonight into the daytime hours tomorrow. currently, our temperatures are getting chilly. 4 here in washington. winds are out out -- out of the northeast at nine miles per hour. just increasing clouds today. the morning and evening commute should be just fine. but as we greet into the nighttime hours, we'll see rnfaland that will slowly transition here in washington over to the wintry mix tomorrow morning. >> thank you. >>> let's say good morning to jul
think, that we'll see 1 to 3 inches of snow here in the immediate washington area. for you folks into southern maryland, that is southern parts of charles county, st. marys county, three, maybe some places more than six inches. especially down towards fredericksburg. i still think only a 20% chance of a major storm for us here in washington. that starts mid-morning around the washington area. one thing that's for sure, it will be a very light fluffy snow. and easy to deal with. not snow-making weather kind of snows. we will be right on the fringe and right on the edge of a major snowroducer for southern maryland and even the border area around the norfolk area. back to you. >> we'll check back in a bit. bob, thank you. >>> folks south of the city can expect to see more of the snow. live in prince william county now with a look at how folks between there and richmond are getting ready. julie? >> hi, jim. i'm in the woodbridge area. no doubt there's a few milk and bread runs being waged as people prepare for what may be on the way tomorrow. it seems like the farther south you go on
the shoulder. a huge back up into the district. an accident on the baltimore- washington parkway at 202. the risk an accident at the district line on kenilworth avenue. >> thank you. >>> metro officials confirmed that two workers were struck and killed by a maintenance vehicle. >> this happened shortly before 2:00 this morning. that is where we find courtney robinson. she is live with the latest details. >> we have investigators out hererying to figure out exactly what happened. two men were hit by a piece of equipment as they were working on the track between shady grove road and the rockville stations. this is what they were hit by, it is called a high-raiil mover. it moves without electricity to allow crews to go up and down the tracks performing maintenance. two metro workers are dead. metro is calling this an accident. one man died on the scene. the other was taken to suburban hospital where he diedrom his injuries. police officers initially believed that man was 68 years old. it happened just before 1:45 a.m. this was on the red line. this is near 355. the men were working on the
in washington. we will see what it means for the fight over health care overhaul. >> doctors been haiti say they need more supplies. >> the relief from winter is over. maybe some snow as soon as tomorrow. "good morning washington" begins right now. captioned by the national captioning institute --www.ncicap.org-- >> live and in hd, this is "good morning washington," on your side. >>> good wednesday morning. i'm doug mcelway. >> and i'm alison starling. good morning. thank you for joining us. your traffic and weather together every 10 minutes. >> let's start with adam caskey. we have some rain out there. i saw two snowflakes. >> i love it. i love the precision of that. there could be a flight extent this morning. that will be it, a flag or two. -- there could be a flilake of this morning. that will be it, at a flake or two. these are all pushing off to the east. summit early morning sprinkles. temperatures in the 30's. -- some early morning sprinkles. it will be cooler than the past couple of days. we can anticipate partial sunshine, especially for those of you north of the metro area. we do
warmest winter gear. feels like 9 degrees in washington. right now it's only 20 degrees in washington, just near 20 in prince georges county. still holding in the teens in parts of san fernando valley. eastern shore in the mid-20s. it's below freezing all around the region and we have considerable cloudiness as well. there's a little bit of sunshine to our south and down around the northern neck, but elsewhere it's been all cloudy. there is a little light snow coming into southern west virginia. that's southern virginia into north carolina. that is where the heaviest snow is going to fall from this storm. we do have a winter storm watch in effect for the counties farthest to the north. as far north as st. charles, culpepper counties, they are under a winter storm watch. we are right on the northern edge of this storm and things could change if that track does change. it could change dramatically, as a matter of fact. but for the rest of the day, cloudy and cold way bltery north wind. we'll take a look at the forecast for the end of the week and next week in just a few minutes. >> snow
heard from two former u.s. president to help the people of haiti. today, "the washington post" about this and ask the question, for how long? this is sunday, january 17 and would begin with the u.s. efforts in haiti. we heard from secretary of state hillary clinton who was there yesterday. u.s. troops tried to prevent chaos in haiti's capital city. lutie louis coates flares were order breaks down. this question -- will there be a long-term u.s. commitment? the numbers are on your screen. the president will commemorate the birth of martin luther king and will campaign today for martha coakley for the senate seat given up by the death of ted kennedy. we'll talk about that later in the air but first, this piece this morning from "the washington post." clinton believes that the country can come back stronger in the future. bearing so, bottled water and other supplies, secretary clinton flew into the battered capital and told the haitian people that the u.s. will be here today, tomorrow, and in times ahead as the u.s. struggles to organize a relief effort for a barely functioning haitian
institute --www.ncicap.org-- >> live and in hd, this is "good morning washington," on your side. >>> good morning, washington. i'm doug mcelway. >> and i'm alison starling. have been defrauded. thank you for joining us. your traffic and weather together every 10 minutes. >> let's find out the latest from that storm that may or may not be approaching. >> it is approaching but it will mainly be to the south. here is the latest this morning. it is moving through texas. it is picking up gulf moisture. it does take it on a track to keep it just to our south. did this right along the virginia/north carolina border, at virginia beach. they could pick up a foot or more of snow. it gets less and less as you move north. a couple of inches to ourself. advisors and warnings this morning. they are all down to our south. the closest we have this st. mary's, sponsor of an. here is your forecast. -- spotsylvania. gusty winds this morning. temperatures near 30. we will talk about snow totals coming up. >> not much to talk about on the highys. there's plenty of that molasses stuff was already spread around
. >> we can see more snow just in time for the weekend. you're watching "good morning washington." >>> coastal flood advisory until 6:00 p.m. for the district, alexandria, and arlington. the river crested at 5:21 earlier this morning. it crested at about 7 feet, which is a flood stage. minor flooding along the river. this is typical stuff when we get a lot of precipitation. all of the rain and sleet and snow we saw. we will see high tide again around 5:30 p.m. today when the water level will come back up. as for the forecast, 32 degrees outside. when the wind blows, it feels like it is 23. a few degrees warmer tomorrow. a chance of snow friday into saturday with much colder air in place. >> right now we look at newschopper 7. they would give you a live perspective of the client of traffic pets growing. if you're out of fredricksburg to get to spring foe, what you say is traffic moving at a pretty good pace. not bad at route 1 heading up to fort belvoir. 70 is open. 75 south of new market, a tractor-trailer is wedged uer an overpass. weill show you what looks like on 95 in springf
. >>> excuse me for talking over you, coach zorn. good morning, washington. i'm doug mcelway. >> and i'm alison starling. good morning to the first monday of january, 2010. your traffic and weather together every 10 minutes. we do have some school delays out there. >> garrett county will be opened and hours later today. in west virginia, berkeley, jefferson will be opening on a two-hour delay. >> is thi all because of the extreme cold? >> yes. there could be some light snow showers. maybe a disturbance. it is all about the chill this morning. 18 in germantown this morning but it this morningone. -- but it feels like one. through shenandoah, and page, sun will mix with the clouds. maybe a passing snow shower. highs today only in the low 30's. lisa baden, are you here? is the whole gang back? >> yay. it is placed on the roadway. -- esit is ice the roadway. nothing major report on the roadways. interstate travel looks good. good across the bridges. nothing complicated on the beltway. now to alison and doug. >> thank you. >>> temperatures can be dangerous if you have to be outside. >> scored robins
, montgomery, howard for later tonight. right now 20 to 30 degrees. now 30 in washington. and as w look at the view from space over the last six hours it's cloudy, blue ridge west but clear from the blue ridge to the east to the eastern shore so we're off to a clear start. sunshine this morning. but by later on tonight and into tomorrow morning these are the total amounts i expect. certainly be much more out of the mountains and higher elevations. shenandoah valley around the blue ridge, four inches. one to two inches around the d.c. metro area. that could cause problems tomorrow morning. that's all we need is an inch or two on untreated surfaces. cause some commuting problems and maybe some school delays. should end quickly tomorrow morning. blustery and cold as we get into the weekend. now the traffic, jerry, how is it looking >> this morning fine. no weather concerns. head out to the interstates along i-95, 395, 66. should be in freg shape this morning. one early morning accident, 395 northbound at duke street in the hov lanes. that has been cleared. everything reopens. elsewhere alo
, this is "good morning washington," on your side. >>> good thursday morning. i'm doug mcelway. >> and i'm alison starling. thank you so much for joining us on a thursday. your traffic and weather together every 10 minutes. i was asking adam, i said what is the latest with the snow? we go to you. i will not tell you what he said. >> adam goes to right makeup room? ew. >> like you do not. >> please note chances are diminishing. the best chance will be to our south. we could see some light flurries. will not be too concerned about this. it will be called. we're feeling pretty nice. -- it will be cold. 27 in winchester. 34 in lexington park. highs are in the low 50's. it will be breezy at times. not a bad day. 50's today. 20 by this weekend. >> it is a good stead at around the beltway except for southbound 95 virginia commuters that want to head towards richmond. south of king's dominion exit the risen overturned tractor trailer. add some time if you're traveling to richmond. we will give you the normal travel times. good out of southern maryland. route 5, route 4. nothing complicated on 270, 340, a
begin with a developing story in northwest washington. the parkway has been re-opened after a couple of incents caused an ugly morning commute. they were apparently unrelated. first some smoking wires under the pennsylvania avenue bridge. the second a death investigation under the m street bridge. news4's there with more on all the problems this caused for commuters. good morning. >> reporter: good morning, joe. look behind me. you can see traffic is once again flowing across this bridge that carries pennsylvania avenue over rock creek. we're in the 2700 block of pennsylvania avenue but utility crews remain on the scene trying to get to the source of the fire early this morning. there were two incidents here. while utility crews are dealing with that one, a short distance away police are dealing with the other. the morning's incident started out with a report of smoke along the rock creek parkway, starting on a bridge that carries pennsylvania avenue. >> as firefighters arrived on the scene they found pretty heavy smoke issuing from under neath the pennsylvania avenue bridge. did cal
. further out to the west, that is a winter storm warning. that will not impact the washington area. current temperatures, i'll show you these but i want to mention a couple of spots where we do no temperatures are at or below freezing right now. winchester # 2 degrees. chantilly, 31 degrees, ashburn, 31. -- winchester, 32 degrees. warrenton, 31. these are some of the spots now where we could see some icing when the precipitation gets there. you want to be a little concerned about that. >>> hears a look at the forecast for today. morning time, light rain, sleet and snow possible. little or no accumulation. some ice in some spots. 38 for your high today. so it will be a cold day. more details in just a few minutes. >>> also, shenandoah county schools in virginia are closed this morning. that is our first closing. s with a get more, we'll pass them along. >> good morning. we keeping an eye on the wet pavement. with those temperatures flirting below the freezing mark in some areas, we are concerned with a light glaze if you will that could cause some slick spots on the roads. anything that look
the washington area tomorrow. no problems tonight. but into southern maryland and even fredericksburg, could be as much as 6 inches, maybe even a bit more. the major impact will be southern virginia, the carolinas, and down in the tide water areas too. for us, it will be a light snow that will not be causing any major problems. but once again, we're really on the edge and a shift a few miles north and south to make a big difference with this storm. i'll tell you all the details, the time line, what the outlook is for sunday too when i join you. >> thank you, bob. >>> today president obama sparred with republicans on their own turf. he accepted an invitation to speak at the gop retreat in baltimore. he also proposed a new jobs program. both moves are part of his promise to focus on the economy and on bipartisanship. there was some good news on the way about economic growth in the last quarter. steve handelsman is on capitol hill now with more on all this. hi, steve. >> thanks, good evening, if you like politics and so many of us in this town do. you had to love this. this face-off in baltimor
on the repairs this morning. fox 5 morning news at 6:00 continues right now. >>> take a look at the washington monument this morning. a litt shaky, a little breezy out there. temperatures above freezing here in the nation's capital at 37 degrees. that is not the case everywhere. thank you for waking up with fox 5 morning news. i'm steve chenevey. >> i'm gurvir dhindsa. we do have some school closings an delays. >> closed today are shenandoah and warren county schools in virginia as well as garrett and the allegheny county schools in maryland. fauquier and frederick county virginia schools are also closed. the following schools are on the a two-hour delay, west virginia, grant being hampshire, mineral, morgan, hardy, jefferson berkeley county schools are on a two hour delay. >> that two-hour time frame i guess will be kind of critical today as well as the temperatures. >> the temperatures are key. where we are seeing the temperatures at or below freezing, that is where we are seeing some icing. maybe a little snow out there as well but most of what we're seeing off to the west is sleet mixed in
to particularly intense screenings. tara mergener is this washington with details. good morning. >> reporter: good morning. well, these international travelers will be facing new scrutiny now. the tsa calls it a major step forward. starting came, all travelers who want to get into the u.s. will have to play by tough new security rules. but people flying from nations considered to be sponsors of terrorism or other countries of interest will see the biggest changes. mandatory full body pat-downs, carry-out searches and body scans are part of the latest ways of enhanced procedures. at least 14 countries are on the list, nearly all are muslim. philadelphia residents alex and nica went through ramped up measures on their flight from belgium sunday but weren't impressed. >> they looked through my bag and they missed one bag, so sort of felt very artificial. >> reporter: the new guide lines come more than a week after a man allegedly tried to blow up a u.s.-bound plane on christmas day. airports around the world have been on alert ever since. another security breach just last night forced one. country's
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been filed in connection with the closure of a restaurant that was owned by a former washington redskin. the bar ran into financial trouble after the former football star declared bankruptcy. he claims his firm gave him a series of loans to keep that restaurant opened. >> by the next week, when we were supposed to get the money back, i cannot pay you. i did not make enough money. can we get more money? >> declaims that he owes him more than 300,000. arington never paid him any money and is not taking any calls. we tried to contact him, and we received no response. >>> two local venues are in the running to host games during the 2018 or 2022 world cup. among the 18 sites were baltimore and fedex field in landover. the u.s. is seen as a major contender for 2022. fifa's executive committee will vote later this year. 2022? >> how you think about playing outdoors? >> i will be here giving the weather. i will be here. i manot make sense by then, but i will be here. it is cold out there. it is pretty nice to get into the 40's, may be near 50 degrees. we will take that. we will start in this c
discussion with republican lawmakers. this morning on "the washington journal." we want to get your thoughts on the culture in washington. does it need to change bailout for democrats, 202-737-0002. for republicans, 202-737-0001. for independents, 202-628-0205. -- does it need to change? we begin this morning with this article, "washington culture leaves little hope for change." when asked this week, "70% believe that the government was unhealthy or in need of large reform. that is up from 43% just after the election of george w. bush. to the degree that they could send a message out of massachusetts, it was not a message to obama, it was a message about what is going on in washington. the better answer lies in the culture of the capital, where every problem is seen less as an issue to be resolved and more as a tool for a political position, where every position is automatically a failed by the other side's 24/7 political attack machine. with lawmakers failing to meet a compromise, they are failing their own party activists. this culture makes a retreat to partisan corners the safest route
morning news continues at 6:00 right now. >>> stafert you off with a view of the washington monument this morning. ments another cold one out there. 29degrees at reagan national airport on this wednesday morning, january 6th. thank you for waking one fox 5 morning news. >> i'm gurvir dhindsa. >> i'm steve chenevey. >> garrett county, maryland schools are delayed by two hours. >> a two-hour delay for the cotocton area and its feeder schools. that is just for that area. not the entire county. all the other schools in frederick county will be opening on time this morning. >> it is always colder out to the west and north and they see a little bit more snow than we see. i guess that is the case here as well. >> algain yip county mountain ridge school district also delayed as well. >> i'll tell you what is happening with our weather conditions around the region. we'll start by taking a look at hd radar. because there are a few snow flurries out there. some snow showers here and there as you can see. right here by looking at the radar. not as widespread as we were seeing yesterday but still
. in the statement, the ceo said that you can be certain wewill make our points very clearly and in washington. the transportation safety administration has plans to send high-level on to the airports and discuss security procedures including a controversial full-body security scanner. in new york, laura ingalls, fox news. >>> american airlines in the hot seat and an illness spread us through a local senior living center. we're everywhere at 11. >>> the faa is watching american airlines closely after three dangerous landings last month. this is video from december 22nd when a plane overshot the runway in jamaica during a george and two other landings, the jet's wing tips touched the ground. the faa officials say they're looking to see if there is a larger problem here. the airline said it's cooperating with the investigation. >>> and an assisted living center shutting the doors due to a strange illness. some in woodbridge have come down with flu-likeitism soms. no visitors are allowed for the time being. the health department said that one, once residents start to feel better, they will lift t
bickering in washington d.c. >> i want the republicans off the sidelines. >> reporter: the gop says it is the president who needs to change his attitude. >> there was noing in the speech to indicate there was any willingness to sit down and work together. >> reporter: republicans insist they are willing to sit down and talk with democrats. they invited the president to the meeting on friday. in washington d.c., joel brown, wjx eyewitness news. >> some of that $8 billion in high speed rail money is coming to maryland. see what it will be used for at 5:00 on wjx. >>> tomorrow, the -- wjz. >>> tomorrow, the president will be in baltimore. the stop is in addition to president barack obama's previously announced appearance before house republicanning who are holding a retreat in an inner harbor hotel. this visit will bring lots of change to the city traffic. coverage starts with sharon gibala in traffic control. >>> the downtown area is a place you want to avoid if at all possible. we have some road closures that will number effect in the vicinity of lumbard and gay. this is between 11:
to washington, what that does is open the door for the president to make a lot of visits. baltimore becomes a wonderful place to do pilot programs, a different pilot programs for the nation. >> also on the show, -- pilot programs, different by the programs for the nation -- different pilot programs. hey, who wants to be a millionaire? well, maryland has a new way to try. they celebrated the launch of powerball today. >> a p.r. offensive. i am brian mooar in washington. >> all clear on doppler radar so far. >> american doctors working in haiti are finding new ways to get critical patients to the united states for care. 3 haitian children were airlifted by private jet today to the children's hospital in philadelphia. on wednesday, the u.s. military halted medevac flights after a dispute over where they would go and who would pay for it. >> and we would like to present this to you. 10,000 dollars. >> this seen it at a church in northwest baltimore. -- this scene at a church. the church pastor says is an effort to show the people of haiti that the church is committed to their recovery. if you d
kidnapping. the coroner has not said how she died. >>> the washington wizards are playing at home forthe first time since two of its stars were accused of pulling guns on each other. gilbert arenas and tarvaris crittenton pulled guns on each other. >> reporter: the washington wizards are hosting the at the verizon center. the talk of the down is this gun violation charge involving two washington wizards. froifz player gilbert arenas and javaris crittenton. the associated press is quoting and unnamed nba official that said the league was already investigating an incident between arenas and an unnamed other player. that incident involved carped playing and gambling debts and a heated discussion between the players. no guns were mentioned. the league had begun its investigation into whatever the incident was. then the new york post broke the story on friday that the two men apparently drew guns on each other here in the ocker room at the verizon center. now, neither man has forthrightly answered press inquiries as to what exactly went on. they're sort of clamming up. arenas has twittered a
. here in washington, president obama is vowing a swift response from the u.s. this rescue and recovery effort will be complex and challenging, as we move resources into haiti, we will be working closely with partners on the ground, including the many ngos from haiti and across haiti. the united nations stabilization mission, which appears to have suffered its own losses, and our partners in the region and around the world. this must truly be an international effort. >> the most powerful earthquake to strike haiti in more than 200 years. it was felt as far away as cuba. >> it is a disaster of enormous proportions, one that demands a comparable relief effort. as a result this morning, aid is pouring in from around the world. fairfax county's urban search and rescue team is among those who have answered the call. news 4's tracee wilkins joins us live from dulles international airport, where that team is getting ready to deploy. tracee? >> reporter: good morning, joe. they are still getting ready to deploy, but the good news is they've got their cargo plane here, passenger plane standing b
weather in wash you -- in washington you have to be ready for it. it's possible we could see sleet, snow and freezing rain across the washington area. i'll show you the satellite radar and again at this hour no problems. increasing clouds. showing you the clouds on the southern and southwestern horizon. increasing throughout the day and eventually the clouds will win out and the rain will start to move in. it moves in after 8:00 or 9:00 tonight. so the commute this morning and later today should be just fine, we're concerned about the overnight hours later tonight. winter storm watch, it looks like the worst of this is off to the north and west. here in town, no advisories at this hour but we do have a winter storm watch issued for counties well off to the west and north and west of washington, including martinsberg, hagerstown is under a winter storm watch going into affect later tonight and through the afternoon on friday. and counties in white is upgraded to a winter storm warning. and the heaviest accumulations, 2-4 inches of snow and freezing rain and sleet as well, are most likely
with the way washington works, as the president tries to engage the other side in a face-to-face policy debate open to cameras. >> very soon you are due to submit a new budget. >> i know there's a question in there somewhere. you're making a bunch of assertions. >> can the two sides work together? will there be give and take? we'll speak to two men central to making that happen. thep's senior adviser david axelrod and john boehner of ohio. then our roundtable weighs in on the president's focus on jobs and his political standing. the new york times david brook, cnbc's david faber, "the washington post's" eugene robinson and "u.s. news and world report"s mort zuckerman. in our "meet the press" minute we look back to a time not long ago when both sides engaged more openly in policy dialogue. the majority and minority leaders of the senate, side by side, together in one of their frequent "meet the press" appearances. >>> first, here with us exclusively david axelrod, senior adviser. good to be here. >> i want to begin with news this morning. first the trial of khalid shaikh mohammed the alleged ma
know it's not true. >> joining us from washington is cnn political editor mark preston. mark, we saw the president go to that republican retreat and we saw the sparring. what i want to know is was there anyone that gained politically because of this? >> you know, a very good question, because i was talking to a democratic lobbyist very early this morning, and he raised that same question. he said, look, president obama went there, he seemed to do very well because he was willing to engage republicans on their turf. republicans probably did okay because they were willing to here president obama out. the question is did congressional democrats do well, because if president obama, you know, goes to one of these events and he's critical of congressional democrats, which he was there, as well as congressional republicans, for the bitterness that is -- that we're seeing on capitol hill, are they going to lose out. so, you know, it's something we'll see play out over the next few months. but, you know, look, they were very civil, they didn't agree on the issues, and i don't really expect th
are live in washington, d.c. with a preview of what the president will say tonight. good evening, kai. >> reporter: good afternoon, mary. if this speech is about anything here tonight in washington, d.c., it is about the future of the nation. right now, the president is taking a great deal of heat and criticism for the economy, as well as jobs and other issues like healthcare and others to a lesser degree. tonight, we have a preview of that speech and what the president is expected to say. >> president obama will stand before a divided congress and an unhappy nation tonight to deliver his state of the union address. he is going to of to try to convince them that he's fixing the economy. and he'll announce new tax cuts and credits for businesses. >> let's create an environment to get people who are looking for work in this country back to work. >> reporter: the president will announce a salary freeze. and they will announce cutbacks in spending. it's a move aimed at slashing billions from the deficit. but republicans say it's not enough. >> it's 17% of the budget. and it's not the real
is achieving it. tara mergener , cbs news, washington. >> the senate has confirmed ben bernanke to a second term as the federal reserve. he faced the stiffest opposition in the 32 years the senate voted on the position. he had become a lightning rod for criticism over wall street bailout but he was able to overcome opposition to win a second term by a vote of 70-30. >>> time for another "living $mart" report and digital correspondent jessica doyle is back with an economic checkup. doctor? >> well, i have to tell you these numbers are almost hard to believe given with what we have soon with the economy. later this morning we will have a reading on the economic growth in the final three months of the year. some are predicting the gross domestic product report will show a red-hot 6%. that's a pace not reached since 2003. you may be asking why and the reason is government stimulus measures and why many analysts are predicting the growth will fade as these programs end. >>> rates on a 30-year mortgage have remained almost flat this week as the federal reserve said it would keep rates near record
of the power outages. one thing it has done, 60 in washington and dulles. cool pot is cumberland at 45. mild morning. the seven-day forecast, right now angie has a lot to tell you about with the wet roads. >> beginning with 95. check out those head lights there. a slow, wet commute from the prince william parkway. watching the drivers hit the road early. if you are traveling southbound on 95. getting word near cardinal drive a lot of high-standing water and reports of a lot of people spinning out. take it slow. other weather-related problems we are tracking. rolling road in virginia still seeing that downed tree. police are diverting traffic there. and reports of downed wires in the area. we are also getting a report there's lights out at the intersection of commerce and back lick. treat it as a four-way stop. great falls where we have two trees in the roadway. taking away roads, as well. we will move outside and show you 270. shake a camera. two hands on the wheel. the drive to the split is filling out between father hurley. tacking on an extra 10 minutes. that delay is growing and wrap wit
sight over haiti. our washington bureau was the only invited on this mission, they hope to guide aid to the people that need it. >> they have asked to specifically focus on port-au-prince, theicalital capital city, and looking at roads and telephone lines and power lines. >> the crew will fly over haiti and images will be used to help in efforts. one important pipeline comes from charleston air force base where airmen are being flown from around the clock. >> we landed in haiti at night and in doing so we saved ourselves a lot of time. there is only one runway and a lot of planes filled with humanitarian aid trying to land in the day. crews only had hours to land and move for room for others bringing aid from around the world. >> before the sun went down, inspiration of this mission of mercy looked up at the cargo of a country needed. this is a devastation seen from the sea-17, homes reduced to rubble, affecting even the strongest of military men and women. from day to night time on the ground in haiti, everywhere we looked we saw crews from all around the world. some having not slep
quarters in washington to discuss relief efforts and former president bill clinton lent a hand. they are working together to raise money for survivors. about 1.5 million people were left homeless and plans are underway to build a massive tent camp for 100,000 victims. people are still found alive and search teams believe there are survivors inside collapsed buildings. rob morrison for cbs news, port- au-prince haiti. >>> coverage continues with mike hamilton who has more on a teenager who survived the earthquake. >> reporter: pat henry survived the earthquake and haiti and wants to give back. he was volunteering at an orphanage, rings of hope, when the room shook. >> i thought to myself i was going to die. it felt like the building was going to come down. >> reporter: he and his family are collecting donations at their restaurant. >> there are miracles that happen down there. i was lucky to get out when i did. now i'm trying to fund raise and help those that are down there. >> it was enough just to know that he was safe, that he was okay. i knew the rest was in god's hand. >> o
to the american people and i don't think they want either is for washington to continue to be so washington- like. i know folks when we are in town spend a lot of time reading the polls and looking at focus groups and looking at who has the upper hand, that's they're obsession, i'm just a president, so take it for what it is worth but i don't believe the american people want us to focus on our job security, they want us to focus on their job security. >> president obama there trying to cut through some of the very thick partisanship that is always found in washington. he has come to baltimore, sort of neutral ground in a hostile audience but you hear some applause. he's wrapping up his formal comments to lawmakers and then they will enter into a question and answer session and get down to business at that point. again some of the key points that president obama wants to hammer out is jobs an unemployment, he was at chesapeake machine before this stop unveiling a huge tax credit benefit for small businesses. they get a $5,000 tax credit for every worker they put on the payroll. we'll see what is
the tanker, fighting broke out, leaving three dead. one year ago this week, barack obama entered washington in style, by train on his formal inaugural journey. today, as barack obama deals with the realities of government, our correspondent has been retracing the route of that whistles stop tour -- was stopped -- whistle-stop tour. >> they came out to see their man on way to the white house. >> temperatures that were beyond frigid. they stood for hours to get a glimpse of this african-american man who was achieving the great american dream. >> as i prepare to leave for washington on a trip that you made possible -- >> baltimore was 4 days prior and for weeks after -- baltimore was for days prior and for weeks after -- >> i am not going alone. i will be taking you with me. >> baltimore, a largely black and democratic city. many feel the same enthusiasm for the man. >> asking one year later, how do you think barack obama is doing? >> it politicians and pundits sees a clear divide developing -- a politician and pundit sees a clear divide developing. >> the african-american community feels that
to abstain from your marks, if elected. >> washington got a little cut sent back with any mark. they are smarter than that. let's stop sending those tax dollars to washington in the first place. >> in the name of transparency, he has earmarked request on his web page. it is the first skirmish in what is expected to be a tough and expensive rematch. both sides spent more than $5 million combined last time. >> wateville is currently minute -- currently winning the money race. he has raised twice as much as his opponent. not good news for andy harris who needs a lot of cash if republican senator pitkin mounts a primary challenge like he did last time. >> no pay hikes for lawmakers for these two years and there are significant restrictions for future salary raises. it comes on the backlash that members of us -- of the general assembly are in position to give themselves a raise this year. this comes in the midst of high unemployment, cutbacks, layoffs and furloughs. >> late this afternoon the house speaker michael bush and senate president mike miller issued a joint statement reject
wind gusts have been under 30 miles per hour. the temperature is 61 in washington, just rebounded, a downsloping warming effect. look out on the mountains, only in the 40s now. throughout the rest of the afternoon, a small chance of an additional passing shower and temperatures will drop out of the 50s and down into the 40s by sunset. a look at the rest of the week and into the weekend in just a few moments. kimberly and barbara? >> it sounds like our brush with spring has ended. zb >> all right, tom. talk to you a little bit later. >>> meanwhile, the storms may have moved out of our area, but the damage they caused is still very much a concern right now. thousands of area residents have no power and other parts of the region are drying out from some major flooding. news 4's tracee wilkins has the latest now fro landover. >> reporter: we had a number of dangerous and sticky situations throughout our area this morning as power crews were dealing with trees that had fallen on power lines. high winds and a lot of rain caused major problems this morning. the trees started falling earl
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